ardella

noun ar·del·la \ärˈdelə\

Definition of ardella

plural

ardellae

\-ˈdelē\
  1. :  any of the small dust-resembling apothecia of certain lichens

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Origin and Etymology of ardella

New Latin, perhaps from Greek arda dirt (perhaps from ardein to water) + New Latin -ella; akin to Sanskrit varī water


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